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Mentoring and Coaching

NEST - New Educator Support Team


The Fauquier County Teacher Mentor program provides structured support for novice and experienced teachers and instructional leaders. FCPS1 is committed to facilitating and fostering relationships through coaching, collaborating, and consulting in an effort to develop confident teachers who demonstrate best practices in their classrooms.


To create a community of exceptional educators collaborating to improve student learning.


  • Improve Tier I instruction
  • Foster a growth mindset
  • Build intellectual capacity
  • Provide real-time, personalized, on-going professional learning
  • Provide non-evaluative, growth-producing feedback with reflection
  • Promote evidence-based instructional best practices